Best minds don't get into coaching, make it lucrative: Pullela Gopichand
Best minds don't get into coaching, make it lucrative: Pullela Gopichand

Indian badminton may be basking in glory with Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal winning the China Open but chief coach Pullela Gopichand warned that it would be difficult to produce next level of world-class shuttlers if the country fails to attract great coaches.

Kidambi Srikanth​ bows out of Hong Kong Super Series
Kidambi Srikanth​ bows out of Hong Kong Super Series

India's campaign in the Hong Kong Super Series came to an end after young shuttler Kidambi Srikanth suffered a three-game loss to top seed Chen Long of China in the semifinals of the men's singles event of the USD 350,000 event, here.

Saina Nehwal bows out of Hong Kong Super Series
Saina Nehwal bows out of Hong Kong Super Series

India's campaign in the women's singles of the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series came to an end after ace shuttler Saina Nehwal was stunned by Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinals here on Friday.

Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth advance; PV Sindhu loses in Hong Kong Open
Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth advance; PV Sindhu loses in Hong Kong Open

Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth posted contrasting victories to enter the quarterfinals of the women's and men's singles competition respectively in the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series in Kowloon here on Thursday.

Kidambi Srikanth achieves career-best ranking of 10th
Kidambi Srikanth achieves career-best ranking of 10th

Owing to his recent title victory at the China Open in Fuzhou, Kidambi Srikanth climbed up six places to achieve a career-best 10th in the men's singles category of the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.

P V Sindhu loses in Hong Kong Open
P V Sindhu loses in Hong Kong Open

Ace Indian shuttler P V Sindhu suffered a three-game loss to lesser-ranked Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the second round of USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series in Kowloon here on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advance to pre-quarters of Hong Kong Open
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advance to pre-quarters of Hong Kong Open

Kidambi Srikanth continued his giant-killing spree while Saina Nehwal hardly broke a sweat to advance to the pre-quarterfinals of the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series in Kowloon here on Wednesday.

Srikanth continues good form, Sindhu wins in Hong Kong
Srikanth continues good form, Sindhu wins in Hong Kong

Newly-crowned China Open champion Kidambi Srikanth continued his giant-killing spree, while teen sensation P V Sindhu too started her campaign on a winning note at the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series in Kowloon here on Wednesday.

President congratulates Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth
President congratulates Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth

President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth for winning women's singles and men's singles titles respectively at the China Open 2014 Super Series Premier event.

New Indian hero Kidambi Srikanth rises as Lee Chong Wei`s star falls
New Indian hero Kidambi Srikanth rises as Lee Chong Wei`s star falls

Overnight sensation Kidambi Srikanth will try to write more positive headlines for badminton this week in Hong Kong after he shocked the great Lin Dan in the China Open final -- just months after a meningitis scare.

Sports Minister congratulates Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth on their return
Sports Minister congratulates Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth on their return

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal congratulated K Srikanth and Saina Nehwal for creating history at the China Open Super Series badminton and promised complete support in their endeavour for winning many more titles.

Chinese media plays down K Srikanth, Saina Nehwal white wash
Chinese media plays down K Srikanth, Saina Nehwal white wash

 Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal may have hit global headlines with their big wins against China's superstars of badminton but sadly they have not made it into the state-run Chinese media, which played down their herculean achievement.

China Open winners Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth eye Hong Kong titles
China Open winners Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth eye Hong Kong titles

Fresh from their sensational title triumphs in China, India's top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth will now train their guns on the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers in Kowloon on Tuesday.

Saina, Srikanth wins fantastic for Indian badminton: Gopichand
Saina, Srikanth wins fantastic for Indian badminton: Gopichand

Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand Sunday said the feat of his two proteges -- Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth -- winning the China Open Super Series Premier titles is "fantastic for Indian badminton".

It was one of my toughest wins, says ecstatic Saina Nehwal
It was one of my toughest wins, says ecstatic Saina Nehwal

Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal on Sunday said the triumph at the China Open Super Series Premier was one of her "toughest" and it showed that the hard work was paying off.

Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth win China Open titles
Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth win China Open titles

 India's leading shuttler Saina Nehwal clinched the women's singles title of the $700,000 China Open Super Series Premier but compatriot Kidambi Srikanth grabbed all the headlines by pulling off the biggest upset of his career when he beat two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan to win the men's singles title here Sunday.

China Open: Saina Nehwal beats Japan's Akane Yamaguchi to win title
China Open: Saina Nehwal beats Japan's Akane Yamaguchi to win title

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Sunday beat Japanese Akane Yamaguchi in the summit clash to win her maiden China Open Super Series Premier.

Glasgow to host 2017 Badminton World Championships
Glasgow to host 2017 Badminton World Championships

 The 2017 Badminton World Championships will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth​ enter China Open final
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth​ enter China Open final

Olympic bronze medal winning shuttler Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth reached their respective singles finals of the $700,000 China Open Super Series Premier here Saturday.

Saina Nehwal storms into summit clash of China Open
Saina Nehwal storms into summit clash of China Open

 Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal stood just one win away from clinching her maiden China Open title after she stormed into the finals of the USD 700,000 Super Series Premier tournament here on Saturday.